Total Immersion Forums  

Go Back   Total Immersion Forums > Butterfly
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-13-2011
Suddethb Suddethb is offline
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 94
Default Betterfly in Chesapeake Bay Swim!

For my first official swim event ever, I entered the 1-mile division of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim in Maryland. My goal was to use the relaxation skills Terry taught in Betterfly for Every Body, and attempt to keep to Fly stroke for the full mile. TODAY I DID IT! One of the organizers cheered for me when I went in, and was there with a double high five for me at the finish line. This is SO amazing! I can absolutely guarantee that I did NOT set any records for speed, but while I started last in my "wave" I did NOT finish last in that wave, in my age group, or for my sex. That's OK by me!

I'm hoping to be selected for the 4.4 mile swim next year, but I don't think I'll try to fly the whole thing. I'll probably freestyle until I get in sight of the finish, and then fly for the end to show I still have the energy. THANKS TERRY!!

Brian Suddeth
Bowie, MD

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.